The Leadership Hacker Podcast

The Leadership Hacker Podcast

This is the leading Podcast for Leadership globally. You’ll listen to top authors, C-suite executives and leadership coaches and unlock tips, ideas, insights along with top leadership hacks. It’s your way to tap into some of the best and most experienced leaders and business coaches in the world.


July 25, 2022 44 mins

Dr Ciela Hartanov was part of the founding team of The Google School for Leaders and Head of Next Practice Innovation and Strategy at Google, She is a psychologist and human behavioural expert and is the founder and CEO of  Humcollective, in this episode, you can learn:

  • Why some leaders run towards disruption with excitement yet others will be afraid?
  • How we become our own psychological architects.
  • W...
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Adrian Simpson is a Co-founder of Wavelength leadership group; for over 20 years he's taken top leaders into the boardrooms and shop floors of the world's most successful, innovative and admired companies. Today you can learn about:

  • What makes a great leader?
  • Why leaders learn best from leaders?
  • How great leaders talk candidly about failure.
  • The secrets behind some global transformative cultures.
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Martine Kalaw is the author of The ABC’s of Diversity, she’s a speaker and DEI consultant helping individuals and organizations overcome unconscious beliefs and implicit bias. In this insightful show you can learn about:

  • Martine’s fascinating story from being a stateless, undocumented person to CEO
  • What diversity really means, looks and feels like
  • How has the hybrid world has impacted firms approach ...
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July 4, 2022 43 mins

Timothy Bradshaw is former British Army Intelligence Officer and graduate of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. His work as a Covert Human Intelligence Officer and Target Acquisition Patrol Soldier saw him recruit and run foreign agents worldwide and influence the outcome of extremely sensitive and dangerous situations. Recently, he’s been running aid missions to the Ukraine. He’s a keynote speaker a...

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Frank Forencich is an internationally-recognized leader in health and performance education. A Stanford University graduate in human biology and neuroscience, he has over 30 years teaching martial arts and neuro health education. Frank holds black belt in both Karate and Aikido. He’s a multiple author, including the book, Beware False Tigers: Strategies and Antidotes for an Age of Stress. We can learn lo...

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Dr Bob Nelson is author of the multimillion-copy bestseller 1001 Ways to Engage Employees, he’s also is president of Nelson Motivation, Inc. and the world's leading authority on Employee Recognition and Engagement. He has published 31 books that have sold over 5 million copies that have been translated into over 30 languages. In the humorous and insightful show you can learn:

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Simon Alexander Ong is an award-winning life and executive coach, keynote speaker, an author of the book Energize. This show is packed full of leadership hacks, tools and ideas that will get you energized, including:

  • How we can awaken our power.
  • The benefits of rewiring our energetic state.
  • Why we need to manage our energy and not our time.
  • How to supercharge our impact.

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Joseph O’Connor is the founder of the Neuroscience Coaching Centre, Co-Founder of the ICC, The International Coaching Community. Joseph is one of the worlds most renowned experts on NLP, Neuro Linguistic Programming and written dozens of articles, over 20 books and education material on NLP and Coaching. In this show you can learn about:

  • What Neuroplasticity is and how we could develop it.
  • How can we...
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May 30, 2022 47 mins

Fred Joyal was founder of of 1-800-DENTIST, which for over 30 years has generated over a billion dollars in revenue. No he’s a keynote speaker, coach and author of the book Superbold: From Under Confident To Charismatic In 90 days. This amazing show uncovers:

  • What boldness really is?
  • The PRIDE method, so you can unlock boldness.
  • What “Dosage” is and what happens if we have to...
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Matthew Cox is the CEO and Founder of the Never Give Up Foundation, he’s a coach,  speaker and Co-author of the book, The Courage to Learn Differently. In this remarkable conversation learn about:

  • How Matt became a successful entrepreneur despite his learning disability
  • How your emotions can be a gift?
  • What is emotional growth and how to unlock it?
  • How as leaders, we can tune in to the emotional need...
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Our very special guests are global business guru Pepyn Dinandt and Military Cross holder, ex-army Colonel, Richard Westley OBE. They teamed up and wrote the book Business Leadership Under Fire. This is such a compelling show, packed full of hacks and lessons including:

  • Why establishing leadership can stop your platform burning
  • The “Who Dares Wins” approach to strategy and tactics
  • Building and managin...
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Matt May is Founder and CEO of Premier Team Building and Interactive experiences, he’s also a speaker and author of the Book, "Take the Fear out of Team Building." In this engaging and fun show, you can learn:

  • Why “team building” is not a “bad word.”
  • Why grown-ups have developed fear and anxiety around play and team building?
  • How do you go about having fun/play yet keeping the learning real and authe...
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May 2, 2022 55 mins

Jill McAbe is a bestselling author of “It’s Go Time: Build the Business and Life You Really Want.” Jill’s recently been ranked #1 in Entrepreneur Magazine's inspiring education Entrepreneurs to watch in 2022. We dove into a bunch of topics in this awesome conversation, including:

  • Jill’s involuntary life reset and how that shaped her future.
  • What is a “hot goal” and how you don’t need willpower to ach...
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Rhamy Alejeal is the CEO of People Processes, he's also an author and an HR guru. In this fun and engaging show we talk about:

  • What comes first people or processes?
  • What the HR systems are that business can’t live without?
  • The differentials between human and resources.
  • What common changes occurred to people and processes since the pandemic?


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April 11, 2022 47 mins

Gary Frey has served as president of a number successful companies, including, a business news portal which he helped transform from a three-person organization to a $100 million company which he sold to Microsoft. In this show you can learn about:

  • The most important attributes of successful leaders today
  • The role gratitude plays in leading others
  • The philosophy of just connecting wit...
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Matt Schlegel is the Principal of Schlegel Consulting and Evolutionary Teams, he’s an entrepreneur and ex Tech Executive and now author of Teamwork 9.0. In this show you can learn:

  • How Matt evolved Teamwork 9.0 and why numbers and not letters?
  • How Teamwork 9.0 plays to “Whole Brain” thinking
  • Neuroscience and the Enneagram
  • How to build problem solving muscles

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Michael Sahota is a thought leader, author, and speaker in the Agile industry. He's also the co-founder and CEO of SHIFT314, and he's joined by Audree Sahota, Chief Metaphysics Officer and also co-founder of SHIFT314, together they wrote the book Leading Beyond Change. In this amazing show we discover:

  • The story behind SHIFT314
  • What is emotional science and how that could that help me as a leader
  • Why leaders find it so hard to ...
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Richard Medcalf is Founder and CEO of Xquadrant and an executive coach to some of the world's most impressive and successful CEOs and their teams. He’s also the host of the Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast. In today’s show you can learn about:

  • The productivity paradigm and the infinity trap.
  • Why we don’t need a productivity hack, we just need a mindset shift.
  • Why many struggle to focus on higher-value tasks and prioritization.
  • How...
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March 7, 2022 51 mins

Rasha Hasaneen is the Vice President of Innovation and Product Excellence for Trane Technologies. A former executive with global businesses, Rasha also leads the Center for Healthy & Efficient Spaces as Executive Director. In this show learn about:

  • Why, when the world is diving into ESG and Climate measures we are not normally drawn to consider inside spaces, – why is that?
  • Why is how we live indoors so crucial to a sustainable...
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Shannon Russo is the Chief Executive Officer for Kinetix, After a successful career as a finance executive Shannon founded Kinetix with the goal of creating a firm that could help growing companies get the talent they need to compete. In this special show, learn about:

  • How to pivot in a pandemic.
  • The six flavors or “potential factors” for success.
  • How has the workforce changed and how you need to change in it.
  • The Great Resigna...
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